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Forest Fire

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Rain Expected To Prevent Forest Fire From Growing

A half-inch of rain over the next couple days is expected to keep a large forest fire from spreading in northeastern Minnesota.

09/20/2011

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Minnesota Forest Fire Now 11 Percent Contained

The weather is expected to clear and the winds pick up on Monday over the huge wildfire burning in northeastern Minnesota after a day of heavier-than-expected rain.

09/18/2011

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Firefighters Moving Against Minn. Forest Fire

Crews attempting to contain a wildfire in a northern Minnesota wilderness area are working to continue their progress in the northwest corner of the fire as well as on the southern front.

09/17/2011

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Firefighters Make Progress With Minn. Forest Fire

Fire crews are reporting their first real progress in containing a forest fire roaring across a northern Minnesota wilderness area.

09/16/2011

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Official: BWCAW Fire Could ‘Wake Up’ Today

Crews battling a wildfire in a northern Minnesota wilderness area said several days of favorable weather have helped them get it under control, although slightly warmer temperatures, dry air and wind renewed concern Friday.

09/16/2011

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BWCA Fire Hits 100,000 Acres; Strong Winds Continue

A fire that started from a lightning strike in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area is now burning more than 60,000 acres in northeastern Minnesota, tripling in size since it started.

09/13/2011

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Boundary Waters Fire Triples In Size

A forest fire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area near Ely has more than doubled in size since Sunday.

09/12/2011

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Closures Ordered As BWCA Forest Fire Grows

A forest fire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area near Ely has grown to about 4,500 acres.

09/11/2011

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